WEAC is learning from the past and building for the future, WEAC President says

Inspired by the legacy handed down by our past leaders and encouraged by the incredible promise of our current and aspiring educators, the future of WEAC is very strong, WEAC President Ron Martin said Saturday at the 95th WEAC Representative Assembly. Despite what some media say, “It’s an exciting time to be a union member,” Martin said at the daylong Assembly in Stevens Point.

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New WEAC President wants to raise level of respect for the education professions

“We have to figure out ways to encourage people to go in the profession and bring people back to what is an admirable profession,” said Eau Claire teacher Ron Martin, who takes over as WEAC President August 1. He said it’s also important to lift up school support staff – paraprofessionals, bus drivers, secretaries, cooks and others – who are an extremely valuable part to everyday school life.

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